This photo from the Packard plant reminded me of something that I read years ago about when Packard had to bring a lower price car to the marketplace so that they could sur-vive. This was during the depression when they made the decision to bring out the one fifteen and one twenty models. Packard did…
Auto racing ChampionTommy Milton in 1926 in his Packard road car at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The first photo is autographed for Col. Jessie Vincent, the Packard chief engineer. This appears to be the same Packard in the previous photo of Milton and his son from yesterdays post.
Miss Lillian Fletcher is pictured driving the first of three 1910 Hudson automobiles in an Economy Prize Run on July,11 1910. All of the three cars visible appear to have Illinois license plates. Note the sign on the right hand bridge rail for a dry goods store.
Schachts were built in Cincinnati, Ohio from 1904-1914. They were best known for their highwheel models. This is one of those highwheelers – a 1907. It appears from the photo it is easy to drive; given the age of the child in the drivers seat. This is a Schacht offering from the opposite end of…
Not one of the earliest; not by several decades, but the name Pioneer might lead you to think it is. This is a 1910 Pioneer Model 4-30 built in El Reno, Oklahoma.
The Fey brothers engaged briefly in automobile manufacture at the turn of the last century in Northfield, Minnesota. Here are a couple photos of the same car – a rear entrance tonneau built in 1904.
Here is a Browniekar built in Newark, New York from 1908-1911. It was a “juvenile car” marketed towards children (or their parents).